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Around The Valley

Around The Valley, resources to assist and improve your home, health and wealth. Blog posts of events and happenings in and around the Suisun Valley, Green Valley and Fairfield, Vacaville, Vallejo and other surrounding areas in Solano County. Enjoy!

Someone once said you can tell a lot about the nature of a man and...
When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to...
In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between mother...
In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage...
The percentage of home price appreciation on a year-over-year basis has decreased each month for...
The Housing Market has been a hot-topic in the news lately. Depending on which media...
There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues...
For-sale listings with cool, neutral wall colors sell for more money, according to Zillow analysis....
rent-vs-buy
The latest reports indicate that homeownership is still cheaper than renting in the United States....
Are you planning on buying a home this year? Show homeowners that you are serious...
It’s an interesting time in the market. Buyers are hoping prices continue to come down...
With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next...
Having a student loan payment each month as a college graduate leaves little room in...
Home-Building-Wealth
Recently, David Greene, co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast and a nationally renowned author and speaker, wrote an article...
Did your toddler scribble on the walls or perhaps a year or two of wear...
What’s Worth Buying at An Estate Sale
Garage sales can be full of deals, but if you’re really looking for pre-owned, high-quality...
Real estate agent welcoming visitors
Many real estate agents consider an open house a vital part of the home-selling process....
More Homeowners Renovating Instead of Moving Up
More homeowners are staying in their homes longer than ever before, locked into historically low...
Real Estate Insurance Policy Manual for Home and Property Protection
Title insurance can be one of those things that someone says you need when you...
Is Renovating Your Bathroom a Smart Investment?
While remodeling your home can make it more convenient and comfortable for your family, some...
5 Tips for Decorating With Books
Are you a bookworm? Do you want to give your home a chic update using...
Hoping to renovate or remodel a space yourself? While certain jobs should be left to...
Credit Card Habits Your Kids Can Take to College
Starting college is full of all kinds of new experiences. Students are left on their...
pumkin-patches
Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in...